If you want to know whether the pursuit of your highest priority leads to fulfillment, just find an elderly person who has been where you are going. Their words, their memories, even their bodies will give you an almost prophetic window into your future.
That’s why our study of 1 John has been so encouraging to me. For the past few months, we have been studying, not just this book, but also its octogenerian author. And he has taught us a lot about how life unfolds for those who follow Jesus.
We will finish up our study of 1 John by taking one more good long look at the apostle John, a man whose life ought to inspire our own.